Medical Dictionary

self–examination

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noun self–ex·am·i·na·tion \-ig-ˌzam-ə-ˈnā-shən\
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self–exam

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Medical Definition of self–examination

  1. :  examination of one's body especially for evidence of disease regular self–examination for early detection of breast cancer


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